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Farhan  |  August 23, 2010

What is a Collaborative Divorce?

In a Collaborative Divorce, the two parties and their respective attorneys sign a “Participation Agreement” whereby they agree not to go to Court and promise that they will work to
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Annulment of Marriage in Minnesota

An annulment is a process whereby the marriage is voided (deemed legally as if it never occurred). Therefore, if the Court issues an annulment, there is no need to obtain
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Requirements of a Divorce

Minnesota is a “no fault” State. Simply put, this means that a spouse does not have to prove that the other spouse is “at fault” or has acted inappropriately to
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Pretrial

A Pretrial is a Court Hearing that is typically used as an opportunity to settle the case (sometimes, with the Judge’s assistance) on a permanent basis. If the parties cannot
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What is a Legal Separation?

A Legal Separation is a separate legal proceeding; it is not part of the Divorce proceeding. If the parties obtain a legal separation, the Court issues a Decree which states
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Meaning of Divorce in Minnesota

In Minnesota, the term “Divorce” is often used interchangeably with “Dissolution of Marriage.” Both terms mean a legal process that severs the marriage relationship between a married couple. When a
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Farhan  |  July 7, 2010

Health Insurance After Divorce in Minnesota

Typically, both spouses carry and maintain their own individual health insurance coverage after the Divorce is concluded.  However, if insurance is not available to one party, Federal law (COBRA) mandates
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Farhan  |  June 8, 2010

Credit and Divorce: When and Why to Get a Credit Report

It is always a good idea to obtain a personal credit report before the start of a divorce proceeding.  This way, you will have an accurate idea of your debt and
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Farhan  |  May 20, 2010

Impact of Taxes in a Divorce

It is very important to take into account tax consequences when negotiating a property settlement in a divorce case.  For example, if one (1) spouse is awarded $100,000 in cash
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